Effective Exercising 1: Planning and Delivery

Effective Exercising 1: Planning and Delivery

13 Mar 2018, 13:30 - 15:00

South Gallery Room 18 & 19

Chair: Gemma Littlewood, Global Training and Consultancy Manager, Oil Spill Response Ltd

Emergency response plans must be tested to ground-truth assumptions made therein. Well-designed and executed exercises are the best way to ensure that plans will withstand a robust challenge. An often overlooked element of any plan is the logistical considerations of deploying resources into field.  This session will consider a number of examples of good practice in exercise design and delivery.

Speakers include:

Exercise SCOPE 2017 - Experience Gained from Organising of a Large-Scale Oil Spill and HNS Exercise
Stig Wahlstrøm, Project Manager, Norwegian Coastal Administration

Cap & Contain (Flow) – Defining Success!
Mark Cockram, Team Leader Deepwater Wells Process Safety, Shell; Ursula Dockerty, DPA Team, Shell Trading & Shipping & Billy Powell, Manager, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Shell Emergency Management

The Golden Glue: How Logistics Holds Together the Tiered Preparedness and Response Model for a Global Tier 3 Oil Spill Response Provider
Ian Midgley, Logistics Manager, Oil Spill Response Ltd

From Reactive to Proactive - A Novel Approach to Exercise Design
Nai Ming Lee, Response People Manager, Oil Spill Response Ltd

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Programme subject to change


  • Gemma Littlewood


    Global Training and Consultancy Manager

    Oil Spill Response Ltd

    A background in Marine Geography (BSc) and Disaster Management (MSc) allowed Gemma to pursue a professional career with OSRL over 12 years. As an Oil...

  • Mark Cockram


    Team Leader Deepwater Wells Process Safety


    Mark Cockram is the Shell Team Lead for Deepwater Wells Process Safety. In this capacity, he manages the group’s global Well Control prevention and...

  • Ursula Dockerty


    DPA Team

    Shell Trading & Shipping

    Ursula qualified as a Master Mariner and sailed with both Ocean Fleets and Shell, on a wide variety of vessel types. She came ashore in 1996 and has...

  • Nai Ming Lee


    Response People Manager

    Oil Spill Response Ltd

    Nai Ming joined Oil Spill Response Limited with an array of experience in incident management, contingency planning, and project management from...

  • Ian Midgley


    Logistics Manager

    Oil Spill Response Ltd

    Ian has worked for Oil Spill Response Ltd (OSRL) for the last 6 years, he is responsible for ensuring that OSRL's surface response equipment within...

  • Billy Powell


    Manager, Emergency Preparedness and Response

    Shell Emergency Management

    Billy has been in Emergency Management, specializing in Oil Spill Response, for over 29 years. He has worked in Emergency Management with the U.S....

  • Stig Wahlstrøm


    Project Manager

    Norwegian Coastal Administration

    Originally a computer scientist, but has been working with project management for the last 20 years, both in private and governmental organizations...

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